Nov 25, 2015

25 Congresswomen Call on German Chancellor to Protect T-Mobile Workers from Sexual Harassment

Twenty-five U.S. congresswomen are speaking out against T-Mobile's disgusting corporate policies that silence victims of sexual harassment.

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Nov 19, 2015

A Year After Caseworker Stabbing, Leah’s Law Moves Forward

The fight to better protect New Jersey Department of Children and Families workers took a great leap forward on Monday when a state legislature committee unanimously approved "Leah's Law," a bill that would require police officers to be stationed inside state child welfare offices.

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Nov 19, 2015

For Sexual Harassment Victims, T-Mobile Has Horrible Service

Local CWA members, workers' rights activists and community allies rallied outside T-Mobile's corporate headquarters on Wednesday to deliver 15,000-signature petitions urging the company to stop silencing women who speak out against sexual harassment.

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Nov 12, 2015

CWA Safety and Health Activists Participate in Workplace Training

CWA and IUE-CWA occupational safety and health activists joined a week-long training session in Pittsburgh, organized by CWA's Occupational Safety and Health Department and the United Steelworkers' Health, Safety and Environment Department.

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Nov 5, 2015

Safe Staffing

CWA Locals 1168 and 1133 and the New York State Nurses Association have been working hard to lobby for the Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act in Amherst, NY.

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Oct 29, 2015

We Can Prevent Chemical Disasters; Will Our Government Act?

Workers must be as proactive as possible to minimize their exposure to hazardous working conditions, according to Dave LeGrande, CWA's occupational safety and health director.

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Oct 8, 2015

T-Mobile Policy Tries to Silence Woman about Sexual Harassment, but She and Other Women Fight Back

CWA Local 1400 members came out to show support for Angela Agganis, a former T-Mobile customer service representative who worked more than eight years at the First Park call center in Oakland, ME, at a news conference on Tuesday.

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Jul 17, 2015

CWA District 2-13 OSH Conference Call Minutes

CWA District 2-13 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Monday, June, 15, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

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Jun 29, 2015

Minutes: CWA District 3 OSH Conference Call Aug. 21, 2014

CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 1:00- 3:00 p.m.

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Jun 24, 2015

Heat Stress Protections

OSHA joins with NOAA and the National Weather Service to provide Heat Stress protections.

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May 29, 2015

June 2-4, 2015: National Conference on Worker Safety and Health

The National COSH 2015 Conference on Workers Safety and Health will take place on June 2-4 at the Maritime Institute just outside of Baltimore, MD.

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Apr 30, 2015

Workers Memorial Day: Mourn the Dead, Fight Like Hell for the Living

Workers Memorial Day 2015 brought tears and determination to make workplaces safer at events across the country.

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Apr 17, 2015

Workers’ Memorial Day 2015

April 28, 2015- Workers' Memorial Day- the day we mourn for our brothers and sisters who have suffered life-ending workplace safety and health tragedies, celebrate their lives, as well as fight like Hell for the living- is approaching quickly. Please get together with CWA locals or join together with central labor councils and other union and coalition members to plan an event in your area. Please send information and photos re. these events.

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Mar 26, 2015

Workers’ Memorial Day

The theme this year when CWA activists and other unions observe Workers' Memorial Day on April 28 will be "Speak Out for Safe Jobs. Protect Workers Now" as workers step up the fight for safe workplaces and remember fellow workers killed, injured and made sick on the job.

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Mar 20, 2015

Through Action and Collective Bargaining, CWA Activists Right a Wrong at AT&T

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Mar 12, 2015

Volunteer Activists Are the Heart of the Health and Safety Movement

"Volunteer activists are the heart of the health and safety movement," CWA President Larry Cohen told 1,500 union members who gathered in Pittsburgh this week for the CWA-Steelworkers Health, Safety & Environment Conference.

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Mar 12, 2015

Leah’s Law Aims To Protect Child Welfare Caseworkers

New legislation dubbed "Leah's Law" introduced today would bolster protection of New Jersey Department of Children and Families workers.

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Mar 5, 2015

40 Year Journey

On Wednesday, Rick Engler, the director of the NJ Work and Environmental Center was sworn in for a five year term as a member of the Chemical Safety Board by Senators Booker and Menendez. Larry was the MC in the historic Senate Foreign Relations room of the Capitol. The Chemical Safety Board serves to protect the most dangerous work in our nation and the communities surrounded by those facilities.

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Nov 20, 2014

CWA/USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference Scheduled for March

The CWA/USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference will be held March 9-13, 2015 at the Pittsburgh Convention Center and Westin Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Oct 23, 2014

CWA Prepares to Fight Ebola

CWA and the Steelworkers' safety and health departments will be training workers on Ebola and its potential transmission, thanks to a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

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